With a wide variety of health care options available in Southern Nevada, it’s important to understand the roles of primary care providers, urgent care facilities and hospital emergency departments. When used appropriately, these levels of care can serve an incredibly valuable resources for patients, offering a broad range of services spanning from preventative health care to life-saving treatment.
In certain situations, it can be confusing for patients to decide whether their conditions warrant a visit to a primary care physician, urgent care clinic or emergency room. “These three levels of care address three very different needs for patients,” said Dr. John Onyema, medical director of University Medical Center’s ambulatory care centers.
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